Warmest congratulations to doctoral student and CMCHR member - Nuala Whelan - an Irish Research Council Employment Based Scholar - who was recently awarded her PhD. Nuala’s interdisciplinary research involved a joint collaboration between Ballymun Job Centre and Maynooth University’s Departments of Psychology and Sociology.
Date: Friday, 20 April 2018
On Friday 6th and Saturday 7th April 2018, Maynooth University hosted the 40th All-Ireland Psychology Student Congress, the annual forum at which Psychology undergraduates and postgraduates can present their research to their peers. The event was organised by the MU Psychology Society – led by Emma Leggett and Niamh McKenna – with support from the Psychology Department and MU Students Union.
Date: Wednesday, 11 April 2018
Aoife Malone, a final year student in Psychology at Maynooth University, has been awarded the overall prize for Best Oral Presentation (10 minutes) for her paper entitled “Developing and Assessing a Novel Relational Abilities Index of Human Intelligence”, at the annual All Ireland Conference of Undergraduate Research, hosted by the Centre for Teaching and Learning in the University of Limerick.
Date: Monday, 09 April 2018
Minister of State for Higher Education Mary Mitchell O’Connor TD presented RIA Gold Medal to Professor Malcolm MacLachlan
Date: Friday, 23 March 2018
Warmest congratulations to Pádraic Fleming - a SPHeRE* scholar and member of the Centre for Mental Health and Community Research (CMHCR) in the Maynooth Department of Psychology - who was recently awarded his PhD with no amendments/corrections.
Date: Monday, 05 February 2018
The Inaugural Lecture of Professor Malcolm MacLachlan, Maynooth University Department of Psychology, addressed being inclusive of difference and that the potential to use technology to help people break into society is both immediate and considerable.
Date: Tuesday, 05 December 2017
Professor Mac MacLachlan joins with members of the Department and the wider MU community to launch the MU ALL Institute at the Freedom Tech National Assembly
Date: Monday, 20 November 2017
ALL (Assisting Living and Learning) Institute is a multi-disciplinary and collaborative centre for the development and promotion of Assistive Technology and Supports for people, especially those marginalised through disability or impairment, enabling them achieve well-being at all stages of their lives.
Date: Thursday, 16 November 2017
Professor Coogan’s ongoing work has recently been featured in the Wall Street Journal
Date: Friday, 10 November 2017
As part of Research Week 2017, Dr. Grainne Hickey and Dr. Fleur Heleen Boot from the department of Psychology presented at the cross-Faculty ‘Engaged Research’ event called: “Keeping it Real: how academics engage with communities to advance research and innovation agendas”.
Date: Wednesday, 08 November 2017